The Best Casino Vacations Around the World
With the world coming out of lockdown, you may be thinking about your next vacation destination. Whether you love to gamble, or have never tried it before, you really should consider taking a casino vacation.
Although it may not be your first thought, some of the most famous casinos are in some of the most exotic locations in the world. Not every hour has to be spent in the casino, you can enjoy the delights of the location and then try your hand at slots or one of the famous card games such as poker or blackjack.
As travel is still currently limited due to the corona virus, you can check here and play the games online to brush up your skills before you do eventually book your next break. And on that note, where should you go?
Check out our list of the 10 most amazing casino destinations you really need to check out.
1. Las Vegas, USA
Vegas baby! Arguably the most famous casino resort location in the world is definitely one of the best. It is one of the gaming capitals in the world and offers you amazing live performances from some of the best performers in the world. It has exciting clubs and bars. It also has some amazing places close to it easily reachable by car.
The casinos come at you thick and fast, with 75 of them closely packed together. Vegas hotels tend to be huge. Fifteen of them are among the biggest in the world. Vegas is a place you should visit at least once in your life.
2. Monte Carlo, Monaco
Famed for its luxury Monte Carlo casino, Monaco has been described as the ‘Vegas of Europe’. Monte Carlo has been featured in countless films and TV shows including several bond movies. As well as the casino, Monaco where billionaires go to get away from it all, has a wonderful beach, world-class Formula 1 motor racing and when gambling, you may be playing alongside some serious high rollers.
Singapore is a newcomer to the casino world, but Resorts World Casino Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands offer you world-class gaming, stores, entertainment and cuisine. It was quick to establish itself as one of the best locations for a casino vacation, and this reputation is well deserved. Check it out.
4. New Orleans, USA
Its southern setting and riverboat casinos make New Orleans a fantastic place to try your gaming skills. It may not have the number of casinos of Vegas, but the culture, the bars, and the history make New Orleans a place you want to visit more than once. Maybe combine your trip with the Mardi Gras festival to get the best blast of New Orleans for a true life-changing experience.
5. Sun City, South Africa
Sun City has a collection of fantastic, exotic casinos set in wonderful grounds. As well as trying your luck on the roulette wheel you can enjoy the wonderful nightlife, enjoy the waterpark and play a round or two on the golf course. Best of all, as it is next to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, so you can enjoy a safari tour in your spare time with the chance to see incredible wildlife like lions, elephants and leopards! How about that!
6. Macau, China
Macau is one of the most off the beaten track locations on our list, this autonomous region is found in south coast of China, close to Hong Kong. As a former Portuguese colony, Macau has European architecture and is a melting pot of culture. Due to gambling being illegal in nearby China, Macao is one of the top destinations in Asia for gamblers with so many casinos located here including the Venetian Macau – the largest casino in the world – with over 7,000, yes 7,000 slot machines. In your spare time you can check out local tourist sights like the Macau Tower which is home to the tallest bungee jump in the world at 233 metres.
7. London, England
London is one of the most famous cities in the world and is also home to some of the best casinos in Europe. Whether here for fun, or to win big, London has so many exclusive casinos include the Ritz, the Empire, Grosvenor and the Clermont Club. And in your spare time you can check out one of the hundreds of local pubs or amazing tourist attractions.
8. Atlantic City, New Jersey
Located on the east coast of the United States, New Jersey offers a good alternative to Las Vegas. Top places to check out include New Jersey Casino, Tropicana Atlantic City and Casino Night Out. If you visit when the weather is warm, be sure to heard to the beach for some relaxation and tourist activities.
9. Baden-Baden, Germany
Baden-Baden is a really scenic spa town located in southwestern Germany close to the border with France. A long time travel destination for Europe's upper class, you can enjoy the world famous Baden-Baden casino, see amazing architecture, check out the local thermal baths or go explore the nearby nature which is spectacular. Although you might not have heard of Baden-Baden before, you won't be disappointed if you book a trip here.
Have we left the best till last? Possibly. If you want a dream next vacation then the Bahamas should be to the top of your list of places to go. With tropical weather, clear blue oceans and beautiful white sandy beaches, you will fall in love with the Bahamas. The Bahamas has some great casinos which attract thousands of international visitors every year. Our top pick is the Atlantic Resort on Paradise Island which is one of the biggest casinos in the world. There are also activities and adventures for the whole family including a waterpark.
Each of these locations is a place to visit at least once in your life offering a cultural treat as well as the best gambling on the planet. Start brushing up your skills and pack your bags.
Have you ever been to any of the locations on our list? Or do you want to recommend somewhere not featured? Let us know in the comments section below.